Diabetes

Depression linked to CKD in patients with diabetes

(HealthDay)—For patients with diabetes, the presence of depression is associated with increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study published online June 16 in Diabetes Care.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Intensive BP control lacks benefit in chronic kidney disease

(HealthDay)—Intensive blood pressure (BP) control may provide no benefit and may even be harmful for patients with moderate-to-advanced chronic kidney disease, according to a study published online Oct. 16 in the Journal ...

Diabetes

Anemia prevalent among older patients with diabetes

(HealthDay)—For older patients with diabetes, the prevalence of anemia is 59 percent, with determinants including older age and longer duration of diabetes, according to research published in the October issue of Clinical ...

Diabetes

Liraglutide, sitagliptin have no effect on renal hemodynamics

(HealthDay)—In insulin-naive patients with type 2 diabetes, 12 weeks of treatment with liraglutide or sitagliptin has no effect on renal hemodynamics, according to a study published online Sept. 1 in Diabetes Care.

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